Maine Revised Statutes

§793. Advisory committee

There is established a Lincoln County Budget Advisory Committee as provided in this section. [1989, c. 718, (NEW).]

1. Municipal officers; election; term.  The municipal officers from each county commissioner district shall choose the budget committee members by the following procedure.
A. No later than 100 days before the end of the county's fiscal year, the county commissioners shall notify all municipal officers in the county to caucus by county commissioner districts at a specified date, time and place for the purpose of electing at least one municipal officer from each district as a member of the county budget committee except, in 1990, at least 3 municipal officers must be selected from each district. The county commissioner shall serve as nonvoting moderator for that district caucus. Nominations must be received from the floor. The nominee receiving the most votes is approved as a budget committee member except, in 1990, each caucus shall elect 3 members. The names of those elected by the caucus must be recorded and forwarded to the county commissioners. [2007, c. 663, §10 (AMD).]
B. Budget committee members serve 3-year terms except, in 1990, one member from each district must be elected for a one-year term, one for a 2-year term and one for a 3-year term. If a budget committee member ceases to be a municipal officer during the term of membership, the committee member vacates membership and the next district caucus shall elect a qualified municipal officer to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term. [1989, c. 718, (NEW).]
[ 2007, c. 663, §10 (AMD) .]
2. Legislative member.  The Lincoln County legislative delegation shall annually select one member of the delegation who resides in Lincoln County to serve on the budget committee.
[ 1989, c. 718, (NEW) .]
3. Chair.  The budget committee shall annually select one of its members to chair the committee.
[ 1989, c. 718, (NEW) .]
1989, c. 718, (NEW). 2007, c. 663, §10 (AMD).